Asylum applications and refugees from Togo
1,865 people from Togo have fled in 2017 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.024% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Italy, Germany and Brazil. Overall, 85 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Ghana and in the United States.
A total of 355 people from Togo fled to Germany. With a total of 31 positive decisions 5.95 percent of all applications have been accepted.
In a second listing below you find the refugees, who came from foreign countries and made their appication in Togo.
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Development of asylum applications from citizens from Togo 2000 to 2017
The top line represents the total number of asylum applications (first applications + reviews). Below there are the number of recognized refugees (green) and the rejected applications (red).
Asylum applications of refugees from Togo
The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2017. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptations or rejections) does not have to sum up with the number of applications, because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also they dont have to be closed within the same calendar year. In addition, asylum procedures can also be closed, if the applicant disappeared or withdrew the application.
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|Italy|| ||685||25||250||9.1 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Germany|| ||355||31||490||6.0 %|| ||15||0||24||0.0 %|
|Brazil|| ||191||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|France|| ||169||15||141||9.6 %|| ||134||23||85||21.3 %|
|United States|| ||155||28||17||62.2 %|| ||56||17||22||43.6 %|
|Belgium|| ||80||25||90||21.7 %|| ||35||0||0|
|Switzerland|| ||67||21||13||61.8 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Canada|| ||41||8||5||61.5 %|| ||5||0||0|
|Benin|| ||28||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Mauritania|| ||16||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Greece|| ||15||0||0|| ||5||0||0|
|Senegal|| ||9||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Netherlands|| ||9||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Spain|| ||8||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|South Korea|| ||8||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Morocco|| ||8||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Nigeria|| ||6||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Portugal|| ||5||0||5||0.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Sweden|| ||5||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Luxembourg|| ||5||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Ghana|| ||0||31||0||100.0 %|| ||30||0||0|
|Totals|| ||1,865||184||1,011||15.4 %|| ||280||40||131||23.4 %|
Asylum applications of foreign refugees in TogoTogo is not only a country from which many people escape. There are also refugees from other countries, who apply for asylum here and hope for a better future. Only in the year 2017 there have been 139 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Central Africa and from Ivory Coast.
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|Central Africa|| ||95||6||72||7.7 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Turkey|| ||18||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Ivory Coast|| ||8||6||73||7.6 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Liberia|| ||7||0||7||0.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Gabon|| ||6||0||5||0.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Congo (Dem. Republic)|| ||5||0||0|| ||0||0||0|
|Mali|| ||0||0||15||0.0 %|| ||0||0||0|
|Totals|| ||139||12||172||6.5 %|| ||0||0||0|
National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015
In 2015 a total of 276,844 migrants lived in Togo. These are all residents who live permanently in the country but were born in another country. The amount includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections of the United Nations Population Division.
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